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You Can’t Take Small Business Out Of The Big Greenhouse Grower

Big growers who stay true to their small-business roots don’t lose sight of the personal touch in business.

How Nitrogen Influences The pH Of Your Growing Medium

In standard greenhouse fertilizers, nitrogen is supplied as ammonium, nitrate, or urea. Each of these three nitrogen sources, when taken up by plant roots, produces different chemical reactions with differing effects on the growing medium pH.

Three Factors That Can Impact The pH Of Growth Media

Water alkalinity, fertilizer, and plant species can each play a role in the pH of your growth media.

Harvest Automation Makes Strong Commitment To Greenhouse Production Market

The company recently announced it is selling off its robotic warehouse automation business to focus more on providing robotic materials handling to the greenhouse, vegetable, and fruit markets.

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For Tyler, the H in Horticulture is for Humor

After graduating cum laude from the University of Florida's Horticultural Sciences department, Tyler Baras has become a familiar face in the U.S.'s burgeoning urban agriculture industry. Baras ran several hydroponic operations and organic farms and was featured as a regular contributor to PBS gardening.....

Fraud brings opportunities for Australian herb growers

The niche Australian herb industry is getting more attention following reports of dried oregano fraud in major supermarkets.Earlier in April, a spot-test by consumer watchdog CHOICE found that 7 out of 12 popular dried oregano products contained less than 50% oregano leaves, with some having as little as 10%.....

Spain: Ethephon detected in Almeria greenhouse

Analyses carried out by the Laboratory of Production and Plant Protection of Almeria have confirmed the use of ethephon on a farm in the province which exported two batches of tomatoes to the Netherlands. The Council of Agriculture has announced that it will enforce the relevant disciplinary proceedings,.....

Japan consortium to cultivate veggie factory business in Middle East

A group of Japanese companies is gearing up to market vegetable factories in the Middle East, with an eye toward landing roughly 50 billion yen ($469 billion) in construction contracts in three years.Showa Denko, Marubeni and Chiyoda are moving toward signing a contract with United Arab Emirates conglomerate.....

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